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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of five stands in front of a very plain upright-and-wing frame house. The long shadows of trees emphasize the sparseness of this scene which is re...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family stands near a small and neat rural frame house. The women wear hats, and one man leans against the house with one foot on a chair. The frame house...

Photograph

Old Abe Portrait

Date: 1870 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of a stuffed bald eagle, purportedly, Old Abe. There is a flag at the left and at the bottom is written "The Eagel[sic] of The Ei...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: An unusual long and low frame house with a small central second story. The porch wraps around two sides and has no railing. There are some Gothic Revival d...

Photograph

View of Menomonie

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Menomonie. A group of people sit on a hill in the foreground overlooking the town.

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Photograph

Old Abe on a Plank

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Old Abe is perched on a plank of wood with the American flag painted on it. The portrait is...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Photograph

Thomas B. Jeffery

Date: 1897 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery, founder of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha in 1902. Before that Jeffery produced several experimental automobiles, including th...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in the yard of a large, but plain wood frame house. It has three chimneys and a small attic story window in tablet style.

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. Henry and Mrs. Ella Hoffman with unidentified couple under a grape arbor.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family portrait of the Peter Schuster Family in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: One of many promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This card shows a family outside their home in the...

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

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